Category: Movies

  • The Spice Must Flow…

    Do you love Dune? I do. It’s one of my favorite books of all time. And the movie? David Lynch’s take on the story is the best we’ll have until someone comes along and shoots another Dune movie. Still, there are guys like this one that go beyond everything and make a cut from all the released […]

  • Missing old friends

      I knew Calvin & Hobbes when they were printed in Portugal for the first time by the newspaper Público. My father bought it every day and I read religiously every strip until one day I grew out of it. My 20’s had that effect in me, I left behind some of the best things […]

  • Step Outside…

    Setting the mood for the upcoming week…

  • Happy 30th RotJ…

    Return of the Jedi was one of the first movies I remember watching in a movie theater. I was five back then and till this day I still can’t figure out how my parents sneak me in the São Jorge movie theater in Lisbon, in a after noon screening. Anyway, the experience was so memorable that […]

  • Say “Kiss me”.

      Dreaming with Blade Runner 2… Crossing my fingers, hoping that Ridley Scott doesn’t ruin it…

  • Big things have small beginnings

    The title of this post is one of the most significant lines of David, one of the main characters in Prometheus and it’s perhaps the best way to describe Ridley Scott’s latest sci-fi movie. First, let me get just one thing out-of-the-way. Prometheus is a great movie, one of the best sci-fi movies of the […]

  • May the 4th be with you!

  • The Robotics Behind TMNT Movie 1992

    via Posted via email from Odrakir’s Ranting Corner

  • RIP Ralph Mcquarrie

    Ralph was one of the main reasons why the original Star Wars trilogy was is so damn awesome. His work gave shape to what Star Wars came to be, in such a spectacular way that still to this day I gaze to the artwork he created, sometimes enjoying his artwork more than the movies themselves. He’s […]

  • Star Wars Blu-Ray Rants

      So George… here we are again. One more release. This time, the entire saga. Of course you took my money, but this time, I offered some resistance. First of all, let me put this straight: I’m not a Star Wars purist. While I prefer the original trilogy, I can watch any of the first […]